Tone in Worn Out

Tone Examples in Worn Out:

Worn Out 1

"Thy..."   (Worn Out )

Throughout this poem, Siddal uses archaic language. By the time she was writing in the 1850s, “thy” would have been an archaic word used to signify intimate familiarity with the addressee. Siddal’s use of this type of language underscores the medieval romance undertones within this poem.